Easter Sacrificial Offering 2019
The City Church Diaconate is excited to announce three designees for this year’s Easter Sacrificial Offering:
Christian Legal CLinicS of Philadelphia
Christian Legal Clinics provides counsel, both legal and spiritual to those who cannot afford to pay at 8 different places of need in the city, including locations near to both of our sites:
UCity: The closest CLCP to City Church West Philly is at TSA, 5501 Market (8 blocks).
Fairmount: The closest CLCP to CC Fairmount is at TSA, 1340 Brown St (12 blocks).
Salvation Army New Day Drop-in Center
Salvation Army’s New Day Drop-In Center provides necessities and professional clinical support for vulnerable, exploited, and marginalized women in the Kensington neighborhood. Located on Kensington Avenue since 2011, NDDC has been a safe place for women to be accepted, welcomed, and supported from wherever they are. Not only does NDDC provide necessities such as clothing, shoes, toiletries and hygiene, showers, food, and a cozy environment to rest during the day, we also provide professional intensive comprehensive case management to support women in achieving their goals. Read Katie’s story about New Day here.
The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization. Project HOME’s work is organization around 4 main hubs: housing, medical care, employment, and education. Learn more at Project HOME’s website.